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PEDAR: Executive Summary A Profile of Participation in Distance Education: 1999-2000
Student Participation in Distance Education
Participation of Undergraduates
Participation of Graduate and First-Professional Students
Distance Education Delivery
Satisfaction With Distance Education
Research Methodology
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Distance Education Delivery

Among those who took distance education courses, both graduate and undergraduate students were more likely to do so via the Internet than via either live or prerecorded TV or audio (see figure). Graduate and first-professional students were less likely than undergraduates to participate in distance education courses via prerecorded TV or audio but were more likely than undergraduates to participate via live TV or audio or via the Internet.

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